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York top 8 in UK for Sociology

Posted on 6 July 2012

The University of York has been awarded a top 8 UK ranking and a top 46 world ranking in Sociology. Published annually since 2004, QS World University RankingsĀ® is the most trusted university ranking in the world.

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The University of York scores very highly in the newly published QS Subject Rankings 2012, with a UK top 8 and world top 46 ranking in Sociology.

The rankings are based on a survey of over 600 universities from 27 countries around the world, which saw more than 50,000 academics and employers consulted. Universities were scored according to academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (number of citations per paper).